Here are our top 25 favourite sporting ads that went viral

Multinational corporations aren’t always the antithesis of cool.

25. Best. Football Flash Mob. Ever.

YouTube credit: Skyde

24. Ajax do things differently from most football clubs

YouTube credit: adidasfootballtv

23. The shots in this clip overshadow most actual movies

22. No one does sporting ads quite like Nike

YouTube credit: NikeFootball

21. Rival football supporters aren’t always that different, you know?

YouTube credit: ESPN

20. For pure originality, this is hard to beat

YouTube credit: NBA

19. What happens when Jeff Gordon takes you for a test drive

YouTube credit: Pepsi

18. That’s not editing, THIS is editing

YouTube credit: nikebasketball

17. The second greatest sporting confrontation ever

YouTube credit: NikeFootball

16. The greatest sporting confrontation ever


15. “Buckle up, tiger!”

YouTube credit: Miyuru De Silva

14. Here’s why San Francisco is the ultimate urban playground

YouTube credit: DCshoesFILM

13. “The chicken is loving it!”

YouTube credit: BudweiserCanada

12. Sometimes simple, straightforward emotionality beats all the special effects in the world

YouTube credit: RougeANZ

11. What happens when the Champions League trophy goes on tour

YouTube credit: heineken

10. Even for an expensively made ad, the star power here is quite impressive

YouTube credit: adidas

9. What happens when basketball and some stunningly imaginative filmmaking collide

YouTube credit: jumpman23

8. Do not try this at home… unless you’re an angry prop

YouTube credit: InteractWorkers

7. Nervous viewers look away now

YouTube credit: VolvoTrucks

6. The Paralympics + Public Enemy soundtrack = winning formula

YouTube credit: lacuarta2007

5. The best worst job interview ever

YouTube credit: heineken

4. The ultimate leap of faith

YouTube credit: MINI

3. Coca Cola don’t do football supporters, but if they did…

YouTube credit: CocacolaPortugal

2. “Break was over 15 minutes ago, bitch!”

YouTube credit: federjon

1. Take a bow!

YouTube credit: redbull

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